“Thousands Are Starving” – Protesters Demanding Food Clash With Police In Chile
The coronavirus hit Chile at a particularly delicate time.
Back in October, the Chilean military deployed tanks and troops onto the streets of Santiago – the Chilean capital – and President Sebastian Pinera declaring a state of emergency to quell a violent uprising triggered by – of all things – a hike in metro fares (can you imagine that happening in NYC?).
Now, some of the nation’s poorest are rising up against the government again in a violent protest movement over the lack of government assistance.
Specifically, food shortages have left thousands of Chileans with